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Developer sues Ottawa over unexploded munitions on Vernon land

June 1, 2013

A Vancouver developer is suing the federal government, saying that land the company bought in Vernon potentially contains explosives left from Second World War training exercises. Since 1945, at least eight people have been killed and three injured by explosives left by the Vernon Military Camp between 1939 and 1945, the suit alleges. Vancouver Sun [...]

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Land deals signed ahead of 5 Vancouver Island treaties

February 27, 2013
Land deals signed ahead of 5 Vancouver Island treaties

Five Vancouver Island First Nations have signed pre-treaty agreements with the B.C. government that include land deals in advance of final treaties. CBC | British Columbia News

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Dix slams Liberal plan to sell land, assets to balance budget

February 8, 2013

The B.C. government’s plan to sell land and assets to balance its budget this month is a desperate bid to boost the sagging fortunes of the Liberals and not sound financial policy, says NDP leader Adrian Dix. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. farmers’ anger turns to support for Agricultural Land Reserve

September 15, 2012

Forty years on, farmers have learned to accept foremost legacy of the Barrett government, to preserve agricultural land for agricultural purposes globeandmail – British Columbia

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Sunshine Coast first nation treaty ratification put on hold by dissidents

June 18, 2012

Tla’amin Nation agreement – 18 years in the making – to include self-government, land and cash but group of band members says voting process is flawed globeandmail – British Columbia

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